Harris Institute submits testimony to U.N. on gun violence in the United States

As part of its work on gun violence and human rights, the Whitney R. Harris World Law Institute at Washington University in St. Louis has submitted comments to the United Nations Human Rights Committee ahead of the group’s periodic review of the United States.

“To our knowledge, the Harris Institute is the only civil society submission this year to focus on the impact of the U.S. gun violence crisis on International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) rights,” said Leila Sadat, the James Carr Professor of International Criminal Law in the School of Law and director of the Harris Institute.

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